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Until We Are Free : My Fight for Human Rights in Iran (Hardcover) (Shirin Ebadi)

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"For several years the Iranian government tried everything to silence Shirin Ebadi: They arrested her, bugged her phones, attacked her home, shadowed her everywhere she went, seized her office, and nailed a death threat to her front door. But nothing could stop Ebadi from her work as a human rights lawyer defending women, children, and the persecuted in Iran. After several years of harrassment and intimidation, the Iranian spy services turned their sights onto Ebadi's only weakness: those she loved the most, her family. First the authorities detained her daughter, then they laid a trap for her husband straight out of a spy novel. The Iranian government took everything from Shirin Ebadi--her marriage, her home, her property, her bank accounts, they even seized her Nobel Prize--but the one thing they could not take was her spirit and her desire for a better future for her country. Shirin Ebadi is one of the most revered leaders on the global stage. For the first time she's telling the full story of how thegovernment of Iran tried to destroy her, and almost succeeded"--
Number of Pages: 286
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, Political Science, History
Sub-Genre: Women, Political Freedom + Security / General
Series Title: Deluxe Pictureback
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Shirin Ebadi
Language: English
Street Date: March 8, 2016
TCIN: 50242404
UPC: 9780812998870
Item Number (DPCI): 248-04-5895
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